Aboriginal MP slams NT remote education in first Yolngu policy speech

[Jacqueline Breen, ABC]

A Yolngu politician who campaigned to use his first language in Northern Territory's Parliament has delivered a blistering speech about the lack of Aboriginal-language education in remote schools.

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Indigenous business Yurra wins $20m Rio Tinto rail contract in Pilbara

[Stuart McKinnon, The West Australian]

Yurra, majority owned by the Roebourne-based Yindjibarndi Aboriginal Corporation, will provide civil maintenance over five years across Rio’s sprawling Pilbara rail network.

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SNAICC appoints Angela Singh as new CEO

[supplied by SNAICC]

SNAICC – National Voice for our Children, the peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, is excited to announce the appointment of Angela Singh to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

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Aurukun’s Wik and Kugu artists learn new techniques

[by Liz Inglis]

Male and female artists at Aurukun’s Wik and Kugu Arts Centre have been upskilling with workshops helping them prepare to launch their own merchandise and participate in a national touring exhibition.

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